Essays Tagged: "Auden"

Poetry Comparison between Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare and Funeral Blues by W.H. Auden

the finest poet and playwright in the English language."Funeral Blues" was written by Winston Hugh Auden (1907-1973), Anglo-American poet, playwright, and literary critic. Auden was born in York, Eng ... at a fast tempo. As it is a happy subject on which the poet is reflecting.In "Funeral Blues" by W.H Auden the theme is describing many scenes of his thoughts, and commenting on the experience of his l ...

(7 pages) 89 0 3.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Wystan Hugh Auden

Also known as W. H. AudenBorn: February 21, 1907 in York, EnglandDied: September 28, 1973 in Vienna, AustriaEnglish-born ... riaEnglish-born American poet, critic, essayist, dramatist, editor, translator, and librettistW. H. Auden is one of the finest poets of the twentieth century. His poetry centers on moral issues and ve ... on moral issues and verifies strong political, social, and psychological orientations. In his work, Auden applies theoretical and scientific knowledge to traditional verse forms and metrical patterns ...

(4 pages) 84 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Law Like love

t opinions are an aspect of life that is widespread throughout the world. In "Law like Love", W. H. Auden intends for the reader to understand that the nature of a person's perspective is dependent on ... ental environment, an individual's viewpoint will vary accordingly. For example, in "Law like Love" Auden writes that a carefree, out-of-doors gardener will see Law as the sun. The sun is something th ...

(2 pages) 25 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Compare and Contrast : "The Unknown Citizen" and "The Nobodies"

The two poems that will be compared and contrasted are W.H Auden's "The Unknown Citizen" and Eduardo Galeano's "Nobodies." Both poems describe two different so ... o different societies of people and how their governments view their importance in their societies. Auden's depiction of the American masses is fascinatingly similar to that of Galeano's depiction of ... chy.Both of these poems use very different tones and images. For example, in "The Unknown Citizen", Auden says, "he was a saint" among other very positive descriptions of the American people. In the " ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Explain the Childhood Universe about "School Children" by W.H Auden.

Explain the Childhood Universe about "School Children" by W.H Auden.The poem "Schoolchildren" was written by W.H Auden and it emphases that a school could "metaph ... ed or pining or wittily resigned" This line is pointing out that a school isn't literally a prison, Auden just compares the kids to prisoners of a school but they share differences such as outraged or ... ried because he/she is wondering if these kids are the future?Works Citedhttp://www.hwcn.org/~ap951/auden.html

(2 pages) 2058 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Poem Comparisin

d like the train is totally independent and can do everything itself without any human interference.Auden, however, does not become so amazed when describing the night train, but still talks of its de ... ill talks of its determination of travelling to its destination."Sheep dogs cannot turn her course".Auden also suggests reliability."The gradient's against her but she's on time" From the previous pas ...

(2 pages) 6 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The unknown citizen

ere ostracized. This alarmed a generation of writers who wrote to protest this "new" society. W. H. Auden was among one of these writers. In his poem "The Unknown Citizen", through the use of irony, a ... notations of scab are bitter, as a scab itches and is often picked at. The connotation of the words Auden chooses for his poem highlight the government's over controlling nature. At the same time, Aud ...

(3 pages) 43 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Health Care Issue

Can love really conquer all? According to this poem it can't, because time will always prevail. Auden uses contrasting attitudes between the clocks ( time ) and the lover to enhance the understand ... sets in, and time is that reality. " Time watches from the shadow and coughs when you would kiss." Auden is suggesting that life never goes as planned and time is the nuscence. This bitter outlook is ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Analysis of School Children by W.H Auden

mething so simple and elaborating on it making it sophisticated. In the Poem "School Children", W.H Auden tries to emphasize to the readers that a simple playground where inhabits their fun filled act ... prison. Here I will be explaining why the poem "School Children" is actually good. For a short poem Auden packs a lot of information that he sends out to the reader making his point straight and clear ...

(2 pages) 14 0 2.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

W.H.Auden "Lullaby"

uml;nomens Liebe sich in diesem Gedicht widerspiegeln.2. Literarhistorischer HintergrundWystan Hugh Auden, geboren 1907 in York, zählt zu den größten Lyrikern des 20. Jahrhunderts. Sch ... lt zu den größten Lyrikern des 20. Jahrhunderts. Schon in den dreißiger Jahren war Auden Teil einer eng mit seinem Namen verbundenen Gruppe junger englischer Dichter, die durch eine g ...

(14 pages) 31 0 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry